Colleen Kirkpatrick passed away peacefully October 30, 2013 in Logan, UT. She was born March 17, 1926 in Layton, UT to Chloe Harris and Franklin Hawks. She was the eleventh of twelve children.
Colleen was raised in Huntsville, UT on the family farm where she learned how to work hard and do with what she had. She loved the quiet country and going on long walks by herself where she learned the art of enjoying her own company.
Colleen married LeeRoy Kirkpatrick (Scotty) December 17, 1944 in Norman, OK. They called many places home over their 55 years together, living in Utah, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Idaho, and Washington. They are parents to; Dixie Jackson (Stan), Donna Lund (Greg), Scott (Jo), and Casey (Sunny).
Colleen was a self-taught seamstress. She was a talented and creative designer and pattern maker. She worked at several manufacturing companies, but especially enjoyed her years at Coleman Knitting Mills in Ogden where she designed cheerleader uniforms and letterman jackets. She could tell you the colors and mascots of any high school or college in the nation. She worked in the design department for Saddleman Inc. in South Carolina for five years. After retiring at 70, they moved back to Logan. Following LeeRoys death in 1999, she moved to Carl Inoway Senior Housing in Logan. She loved living next to the river and enjoyed all the good people there.
She leaves behind her children: 21 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren. She was looking forward to seeing her first great-great-grandson in February.
She is preceded in death by: her husband; parents; brothers, Floyd, Ralph, Daniel, Claude, Norman; and sisters, Bliss, Strevell, Ruth, Norma, and June.
The family would like to thank all the nurses and aids in wing two of Sunshine Terrace for the service that they gave our mother over the last few months.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Park located at 100 Monroe Blvd. Ogden, UT. A viewing will be held prior to services from 12 to 1 p.m. at Ogden Myers Mortuary located at 845 Washington Blvd.
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